Senior Center News: June 12

The Wilton Historical Society presents “Teaching a New Generation How to Stitch” on Saturday, June 14, from 2 to 3:30. Volunteers from the Fairfield County Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will teach interested people from fourth graders to adults the basics of needlework. To register, call 203-762-7257. This program is sponsored by the Christine Dartley Memorial Fund.

Graceful aging

Denise O’Hearn’s program to help feel better through gentle exercise and a bit of pampering begins Tuesday, June 17, from 9 to 10:45 in the dance studio at Wilton Senior Center. There is a fee of $20 and registration is required. Call 203-834-6240.

Word Graphics

This Word program is the focus of a two-day computer class taught by Catherine Myers on June 16 and 17. It is for the person who wishes to learn how to insert pictures and clipart and alter them by enlarging, cropping, and changing their shapes and position in a Word document. Come with an idea and the course will show you how to develop it in Word 2007 or with instructions to use with Word 2010, which has more and different graphics. There is a fee of $30.

Regularly scheduled events 

  • Tai Chi — Wednesdays, 10 -11, $3 drop-in fee;
  • Comstock Knitters and Crafters — June 23, 1-2:30;
  • Comstock Writers Group — June 18, 10-11:30;
  • Feldenkrais — Fridays, 10-11, $5 drop-in fee;
  • Tuesday and/or Thursday Yoga — Tuesdays, 11-noon, Thursdays, 10-11, $3 drop-in fee,

Coming events

All activities take place at the Senior Center (203-834-6240) unless otherwise specified.

For the week of June 13:

  • Friday, June 13, 10, Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis; 1:30-3, Free Swim at the Wilton Y.
  • Monday, June 16, 9:15, Enhance Fitness with Laura Mars; 9:30, Word Graphics with Catherine Myers; 10:30, Line Dance Fusion with Beatriz Araujo; 11:45, Latin Moves! with Beatriz Araujo; 12, Movie.
  • Tuesday, June 17, 9, Graceful Aging; 10, Sketching with Bob Gresl; 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12, Duplicate Bridge with Maureen Turnier; 2, Chair Yoga at Ogden House.
  • Wednesday, June 18, 9-10:30, Blood Pressure Screening by Visiting Nurse and Hospice at Village Market; 9:30, Sewing Session at Ogden House; 10, Comstock Writers; 10, Duplicate Bridge; 10, Tai Chi with Julienne Camhi; 1, Mah Jongg.
  • Thursday, June 19, 9, Enhance Fitness with Leslie Hinshaw; 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 11:45, Western Connecticut Geriatric Council Meeting at Brookdale Senior Living.